CREE  is a research centre for social science-related energy research (FME) funded by the Research Council of Norway. Our research is based in social siences, in particular economics, and focuses on four main areas:

Radical emissions reductions in ETS sectors

Examining driving forces of emission activities in ETS sectors, and choice of regulatory instruments in ETS sectors.

Environmentally friendly transport

Identification, analyses and recommendation of sustainable emission reduction strategies for the transport sector

Green innovations and utilization of smart technologies

How policies can motivate and incentivize research, development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.

Towards the low-emission society

Pathways for nations, regions and the world towards the low-emission society



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Master scholarship

Every year CREE offers Master scholarships of NOK 20,000 to stimulate students to write their thesis within the field of environmentally friendly energy.

Application deadline: 16 March, 2018


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